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Upper Bullawa Creek picnic area

Mount Kaputar National Park

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Some areas of this park were affected by fire in 2019/2020. You’ll notice some changes to the landscape, as well as signs of recovery. Some areas may remain closed for longer to allow habitat to recover or because we’re repairing park infrastructure. Stay safe with these after-fire tips for visitors.

Ideal for families, Upper Bullawa Creek picnic area offers a relaxing barbecue spot, with scenic views and birdwatching, in Mount Kaputar National Park, near Narrabri.

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Mount Kaputar National Park
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  • The weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you’re well-prepared for your visit.
  • There is limited mobile reception in this park
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go bird watching

Upper Bullawa Creek picnic area is a great spot for a leisurely picnic lunch in Mount Kaputar National Park, near Narrabri. Ideal for families and groups, it’s an ideal creekside pit stop while car touring and offers unique scenic mountain views from the valley floor, with excellent birdwatching. 

Choose your spot under the shade of the whispering casuarinas along the creek and enjoy a leisurely picnic lunch, or spark up the wood fire barbecue. The kids can enjoy a ball game in the large level clearing nearby. The shallow creek is ideal for a refreshing paddle for the little ones on a hot summer’s day.

You get a great view up the valley at the towering mountain range from this spot. Don’t forget your binoculars for birdwatching, as it’s a great spot to see a range of woodland birds, especially the rare brown treecreeper.

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